1 Do you wonder what it would be like to celebrate Christmas in the ’50s every time you hear Elvis’ "Blue Christmas" on the radio? Surrey Museum will take you back in time this Saturday (Dec. 20) for a Very Vintage Christmas. They’ll be "rockin’ around the Christmas tree" with local singersongwriter Reid Jamieson, local swingdance group the Jitterbig Junkies, and at a station to make vintage ornaments and tinsel wreathes, plus other vintage games. This by-donation event runs from 1 to 4 p.m. at the museum, 17710 56A St., in Cloverdale). For more information, call 604-592-6956.
2 Cloverdale Arena (6090 176th St.) is transformed into a Winter Ice Palace for the 18th year in a popular skating event full of family fun. The two-week event kicks off this Saturday (Dec. 20) at 1 p.m. Admission is $4.25 per person, skate rentals additional. For details, call 604-502-6410.
3 If you’ve got the blues this holiday season, there’s no reason to stop now. White Rock Blues Society is putting on its eighth annual Yuletide Blues show Sunday (Dec. 21) as a fundraiser for Sources’s White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank. Featuring James "Buddy" Rogers, Blue Voodoo, The Cooler Kings and local teen prodigy Ben Dunnill, the show starts at 4 p.m. at the Pacific Inn’s Rhumba Room, 1160 King George Blvd. Admission is $15 plus two nonperishable food items.